Chimera Arts: Welding and Working with Metal – A Complete Course

Jun 19, 2021

Chimera Arts and Maker Space 6791 Sebastopol Avenue #180 Sebastopol, CA 95472


A full day class for beginners and others interested in doing welding, metal fabrication, or metal sculpture.

About this event

Note: This is a combined all-in-one class which covers the content of the Metal Working Basics and Beginner Welding classes condensed into a single full day.

What you’ll learn:

  • MIG Welder
  • Chop Saws
  • Band Saw
  • Angle Grinders
  • Bench Grinders
  • Metal Brake
  • Plasma Cutter
  • Proper Shop Safety

The structure of the class is generally:

  • Safety overview
  • Setting up the shop
  • Hands-on with metal tools
  • (about 30 minutes for lunch)
  • Hands-on with welding tools
  • Practice time
  • Cleaning up the shop

Instructor Contact:

Experience Level: All are welcome!


  • Lunch (or purchase nearby)
  • Water (closed-top bottle preferred)
  • Outdoor-appropriate clothing (our class is held outdoors, rain or shine)
  • Clothing should be natural fibers: long sleeves, jeans and closed-toe shoes–natural leather, preferably. (Synthetic fabrics like polyester/rayon/nylon can melt.)

Cancellation Policy:

This class has a minimum attendance of 2 and a maximum attendance of 6, all attendees must register 72 hours in advance.

All refunds must be requested at least 72 hours prior to class start.

Youth and minor policy: see our About page.